Fulham’s form has been up and down recently, so fans may be forgiven for feeling a little disenchanted with their season so far.
A feature of their indifferent form has been their failure to convert from set-pieces – though after some heroics from Tim Ream on international duty for the United States, some fans were calling for the centre-back to take over corner-taking responsibilities for the Whites.
According to WhoScored, Fulham have only converted three times in the Championship from set-piece situations – with just three sides scoring fewer.
But after Ream delivered a free-kick that was headed home by defensive partner Aaron Long, some fans congratulated the USA defender for his assist that helped his country to a comfortable victory over Canada in the CONCACAF Nations League.
Meanwhile, others felt that he could be of use at corners to help improve Fulham’s conversion rate at set-plays.
Here is how some Fulham fans reacted to Ream’s perfect delivery:
At last someone who beats the first man!
— TMD_2801 (@2801Tmd) November 16, 2019
Put him on corners
— Edward Cohen (@ed_cohen_) November 16, 2019
My thoughts exactly 😂
— Jay Serpanchy (@JSerpanchy) November 16, 2019
Can he do corners?
— James (@JBrianR91) November 16, 2019
— Jake Palmateer (@Tahawus506) November 16, 2019
Great…but not against Canada🤷♂️
— Nino M. 🍁 (@NinoM1976) November 16, 2019
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